Questions tagged [text-to-speech]

A program or a program feature that converts text to a computer generated voice.

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What “Text To Speech” software uses WAVENET VOICE for speech?

I am looking for "Text to Speech" program to narrate my whiteboard films with WaveNet voice. Why such a specific question... Of course, I've already browsed a lot of programs and I like WaveNet Voice ...
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Speech to text recognition for several languages at the same time

Is there any TTS API/software that can recognize a named-entity recognition (NER) for a different language in the English sentence? Or maybe transcript that NER to "latin" symbols without any ...
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Audio input text-to-speech software?

I'm new to programming and software, looking for a software that takes a text field and converts it to speech, and then inputs it through my mic on my computer. Specifically, I'm looking for a way to ...
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Is there a python TTS library that can set the fundamental frequency of the output?

Is there a python TTS library that can set the fundamental frequency of the output? Or should I manually recognize the frequency and do FFT and adjust the fundamental frequency? (I am trying making a ...
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Tool for predicting timing of words and phones?

Modern text-to-speech software has to decide the duration of words and phones while constructing a sentence. I am looking for a tool or piece of software which is able to predict the duration of ...
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Is there any AudioBook generator the creates an Audiobook with expressions ,gender idendification and sentiment analaysis?

I am searching for an Audiobook generator which able to creates an audiobook My need is , it must able to generate the Audiobook with perfect expressions and gender voice That is , if a female is ...
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Application to performs automatic lyrics to text recognition

One common thing which highlights how to deal with e-training is the robot toasting contest : teach a robot how to return a toast by making it jump with a frying pan. Once he stops to fails, give it a ...
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What should I use for text to speech?

I am trying to create a spelling program that reads a word to the user and checks the word they input. What should I use for the text-to-speech part? Or should I use prerecorded words instead of real-...
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Android spelling game

I am looking for an Android game whereby I can connect am external keyboard to my Android tablet and have a one-year old have the names of the keyboard keys be sounded out in the selected language for ...
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Automatic text transliteration from english to a foreign language, any solutions?

I have an english speech-to-text (TTS) custom solution that I'd like to speak other languages too but keep the same voice, so my idea is transliterating the english words to make them sound like the ...
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What text-to-speech libraries are available in Ruby?

What text-to-speech libraries are available in Ruby? I'm looking for libraries with explicit Ruby APIs, and don't want to deal with JSON, XML-RPC, or system calls.
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I need a software for speech recognition from multiple people and transcription in Arabic

I need a software that is able to recognize several people (possibly 5-10) speaking at the same time and transcribe the audio, also for it to be able to do this for arabic language. IBM Watson is ...
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Text to speech with language autodetection

I am pasting my Facebook posts into the T2S text to speech android app to listen them out. The problem is that I have to cut and paste each post separately, and also, my posts are in more than one ...
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Audio synthesizer that can perform seamless TTS editing for already spoken text

In April 2016, Adobe reported about an experimental piece of software, VoCo. Basically it's Photoshop for voices: you have a sound recording, but you're able to edit it like text, i.e. remove a word ...
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Free Text-to-Speech library with viseme event for Java desktop application

I'm looking for free Text-to-Speech library, which sounds naturally and supports viseme event. To use it for Java desktop application I found http://mary.dfki.de/ but it does not supports viseme ...
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Affordable and of good quality text to speech software

I'm looking for paid options, because free isn't gonna be good. But many of paid options often vague on price or very expensive. Could you recommend some not expensive (something within about 50 ...
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Mature text reading software? (text to speech)

During car driving, I would like to listen to articles published online read aloud by some software. Is there any software for that giving more or less acceptable quality? To the harfware setup, ...
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Medium (or general RSS) feed text-to-speech reader with voice control

I'm looking for app, that can read aloud texts from RSS feed. Mac or iOS or Android. It should be able to distinguish languages of articles: I'm reading in English and sometimes in Russian It should ...
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Spritz speed reading with Text-to-Speech (TTS)?

I love Spritz speed reading technology. I also love listening to text via text-to-speech technology (TTS). I'm looking for an app (on Windows or Android) that combines both technologies. That is, as ...
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Software to read a PDF aloud on Windows 10

I've tried using Windows Narrator but I don't know how to make it read more than a single line of text at a time. It seems to know the text continues since it will finish hyphenated words, but it ...
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Text-to-speech: prosody transfer

Probably "prosody transfer" isn't the right term, but I don't know what would be. I'm looking for some solution, best would be a software library to use in my own apps, that would allow me to: ...
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Read song name into earphones

I almost always listen to music on earphones on the way. So I don't know names of most of the tracks I love, and it's hard to get the phone out of the pocket for each song to check the name. Is ...
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Text to MP3 program

I'm looking for a program that quickly converts a passage of text to speech and delivers in MP3 format. (Other audio formats may be fine too.) There are a bunch of websites that do this, but they're ...
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What tool could I use to generate songs from text?

I stumbled with this video showing a few songs generated by the built in text-to-spech tool in the game MoonBase Alpha. The tool in questions can "sing" the words so that it can be used for songs. Is ...
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A text-to-speech software for French

I have some french text, would like convert them to MP3 files to listen. Any text-to-speech software to recommend? I hope it's free and for Windows. Note: not necessarily to MP3, as long as it could ...
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Text-to-speech for Windows 10 PC name

I'm looking for a software recommendation for a bash script or similar and perhaps an accompanying text-to-speech program to make a PC name 'readable' by devices. I have a bluetooth speaker that has ...
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Text to speech with custom voice

My company recently got contracted to build a children's website in which the characters speak to the kids throughout the site. In an effort to make the site more personalized and child friendly, we ...
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Offline natural pronunciation Android library (without Google libraries)

I am looking for an offline natural pronunciation Android library that can speak English (preferably able to switch between US English and UK English accents). Currently I have a pronunciation ...
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Chrome TTS web page reader that reads with no text selected

I'm looking for a web page text to speech (tts) extension for Chrome that doesn't require first selecting the text, and doesn't require copying, pasting, emailing or saving the file first. What I ...
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Read aloud (text-to-speech) a PDF file?

(I have already asked this question on Ebooks SE, but as I received no response, I thought this site might be a better place to ask it.) I really like the Adobe Reader Read Aloud tool. I listen to it ...
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Is there any Text-to-Speech engine that sounds credibly human?

I'm just wondering if there's any TTS engine that may be trained with reading control sentences on the correct pronunciation and expression of words. The end goal being a voice that doesn't sound ...
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Have to speak pre-written sentences

I am looking for an Android app you could use to list sentences like you can in Google Keep and then select any sentence and press a button to have it spoken out. This could also among other things ...
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Desktop program that reads words in pdf aloud and highlights the words as it reads?

Requirements: Read aloud words from a PDF file Shows the PDF file and highlights the words as it reads Free Works on Windows 8.1 What I have tried The past stack exchange threads I've found on this ...
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Text-to-speech specific page element?

I'd like to convert a web page like this and have the program filter it for the comments, rather than include "permalink, source" or irrelevant page elements.
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Solution for text-to-speech (TTS) accessible by pure Python

I am running a Python 2.7 app on Google App Engine and would like to convert text to speech, preferably storing mp3/mp4/wav files in GAE itself. The Python libraries I have seen all have C ...
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A text-to-speech app for Android (read aloud from Google Docs)

I have a Samsung Galaxy Core LTE G386W running Android 4.4.2. Using Google Drive I have a Google Doc open. How can I have the text read out loud to me, say while I am walking. Can you suggest an app? ...
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Read out-loud program for pronunciation and proof-reading

In iOS you can ask the computer to read a text out-loud using 'speech'. For me it's very useful, as I'm not a native speaker, to proof-read text and to check the pronunciation. The problem though is ...
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Chat software that reads out messages as they arrive?

Are there any desktop chat applications (for Mac) that can read out messages as they arrive, suitable for occasionally communicating with someone in a library with someone who is wearing earphones and ...
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Software that can produce a pronunciation of a word in .ogg format, based on the IPA?

I'd just like to know if there's any pieces of software that can generate the pronunciation of a word (without me having to pronounce it myself, that is) based on its International Phonetic Alphabet ...
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English pronunciation software for a learner

I am trying to improve my English pronunciation and I would like to know about the best solution / software available, which accepts English words / sentences as text input, and thus I can listen to ...
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Program to convert document to .mp3 file

Is there a program to convert a document (formats below) to an audio file (formats below)? I need: it to be <£20 (preferably free) it to convert from .doc, .docx, .pdf, and .txt (txt is optional) ...
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A text-to-speech app for Android that reads my Twitter timeline and my Whatsapp when I'm driving

I know multiple text-to-speech applications but I'm looking for one that could read my tweets and my whasapp when I'm driving. Other possibility is a Twitter client that implements TTS functionality ...
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Text-to-speech engine with different voices

Besides the default Google one and Pico, are there any other good/free TTS engines for Android? I would like to have different voices available - I have heard tons of options on traditional GPS ...
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PDF to audio software for academic papers?

I sometimes find it difficult to allocate time to read (edit: academic) papers. However, I sometimes have long commutes so have plenty of time to listen to audio books. That said, is there any ...
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Android TTS for Mandarin Chinese language

An Android TTS (Text To Speech) app for Mandarin Chinese language is what I am looking for. Free, ideally open source. Your perception of speech quality, and ideally samples of generated speech to ...
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Android TTS for Thai language

I am looking for an Android TTS (Text To Speech) app for Thai language. Free, ideally open source. Your perception of speech quality, and ideally samples of generated speech to evaluate quality, ...
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Text-to-Speech with Announcer Voice

My question is related to these two questions: High quality text-to-speech converter text-to-speech program? I would like a program that can translate text to speech like those 2 questions, but I ...
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Synthesise every possible voice

There are many text to speech software, but the one I'm looking for would allow to synthesise the user's own voice. And possibly imitate the voice of someone else without consent (just for joking, ...
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Text-to-speech program that allows controlling the reading speed

I need a text-to-speech program. I am planning to use this software for proofreading purposes therefore understandable quality is enough for my purposes. There is a similar question here but I do not ...
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Text to speech software with option to change language on the fly

Is there a TTS software for Ubuntu that has language recognition? Given the input file: this is English. dies ist Deutsch. The program needs to speak out the first sentence in English and the ...